Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Welch Village

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Overall Rating: 3.4

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.1
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 49.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 2.9
  • Nightlife
  • 2.0

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 38%
  • Beginner
  • 29%
  • Families
  • 54%
  • Intermediate
  • 42%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 33%
  • Advanced
  • 42%

Helpful Highlights:

Growing up in British Columbia I had great places at my disposal, like Whistler Blackcomb, Grouse Mountain, Cypress Mountain, and places down in Washin...

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  • 2

    Welch Village: an outsider's guide

    by fonixmunkee - 19th February 2009

    Pros: Terrain

    Cons: Lifts, lifts, LIFTS

    Welch Village, the little Twin Cities ski resort That Can. Every year at this time I make one pilgrimage down to Welch to ski. For many people outside of ... Full review

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  • 5

    Great Resort, Close to Everything

    by ENWR - 18th February 2009

    Pros: Great lifts, runs

    Cons: Food too expensive

    We loved the resort, it was a beautiful drive to get there. The runs were excellent, all lifts were in good working order, lots of staff that were very help... Full review

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  • 4

    Family Skiing

    by edinadad - 15th January 2009

    Pros: Distance from the Cities, Great runs, Grooming

    Cons: Short Runs, Cost of Food

    I took my daughter and her friend to Welch for their first time out. This would be my second time this year. One thing that I like about Welch is that i... Full review

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  • 5

    One of Minnesota's Best Ski Areas

    by VictorGarden - 2nd January 2009

    Pros: Terrain, Snow Conditions, Chalet,

    Cons: Distance of ski area

    Welch Village is a great ski area, the owner has been in the business since 1965 and has always been focused on the customer. The continual expansion of the... Full review

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  • 5

    Great Nightlife......if you know where to go..

    by Mtsplash - 11th December 2008

    Pros: Great Terrain, Incredibly well run, very clean facilities, Variety!

    Cons: the normal midwest cons.... short hill.... Also it costs more than other nearby areas.

    People have been saying there's no nightlife here........well to the contrary, there most definitely is nightlife here. First off, the runs all have lightin... Full review

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  • 5

    Perspective from an industry professional

    by JohnJ80 - 22nd November 2008

    Pros: Excellent terrain, best snowmaking, chalet, ski school

    Cons: a tiny bit more expensive

    I've been involved in the ski industry for 35 years. I'm well familiar with most of the areas in the upper midwest. Welch has the best terrain in the Tw... Full review

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